VP Balance Sheet Optimization

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First Abu Dhabi Bank
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Employment Type:
Full time
Corporate Banking, Investment Banking/M&A
Sub Sector:
Other, Corporate Finance/M&A
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Job Description

  • Have expertise and deep understanding of FAB balance sheet composition
  • Analyse the primary drivers of change in the size of the balance sheet.
  • Perform regular and detailed quantitative analysis on all aspects of the balance sheet as required by Head of Balance Sheet Management.
  • Lead analysis of the Group liquid asset portfolio with the aim of ensuring its composition is optimal with respect to income, as well as being aligned to domestic and international regulatory requirements.
  • Action to optimise the Bank’s balance sheet to ensure superior return and value creation to our investors and shareholders.
  • Strategically hedge non-interest sensitive components of the balance sheet.
  • Lead the implementation of asset &liability management software across the combined entity to create a holistic approach to balance sheet management.
  • Develop deep understanding and expertise with the changing regulatory landscape in regards to liquidity and interest rate management to ensure FAB is at the forefront of its GCC and international peers. 

Experience and competency:

  • Appropriate academic and professional qualifications, being able to evidence strong financial and quantitative skills.
  • Strong PC and spreadsheet skills, as well as forecasting and modeling ability.
  • Minimum of 5 – 10  years relevant market experience and detailed product knowledge, ideally gained from an International  Bank.
  • Strong knowledge of interest rate risk, liquidity risk, foreign exchange risk . Basel II/III knowledge an advantage.
  • Strong performance management capabilities along with a positive attitude towards teamwork
  • Strong interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • Strong understanding of Market Risk / Trading systems including Bloomberg, Reuters, Murex and ALM/FTP systems
  • Strong communication skills, written and verbal.